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During the first session we identify the reasons that brought you to therapy and get to know each other.
It is important to create a safe environment and good alliance between yourself and me as your therapist in order to benefit the most from the therapeutic process.

We will talk about all relevant areas of your life - your emotions, possible fears, anxieties, the way you normally face and solve problems, your relationships - with your partner, children, other family members, friends, and people from your working environment.

Therapy will contribute to your well-being. We will focus on recognizing and understanding patterns of behavior and see their role in your relationships. This is an opportunity to get a better understanding of yourself, improve your self esteem and to be able to introduce changes in your responses to life situations. First and foremost I want to help you feel better.

Relational Family Psychotherapy understands each individual in the context of the family system. It considers disturbances in early relationships with caretakers as distortions to subsequent nature of forming relationships with others. These early experiences set in motion a complex process through which a child and later as an adult builds his own interpersonal and systemic world.

This therapeutic approach addresses tri levels of being and functioning – systemic, interpersonal and intrapsychic.
In couple and family therapy the therapist takes a neutral stance, listening to each partner’s view of the relationship.
Together we identify where you are gridlocked and help you to dialog around the differences and reach resolution, or acceptance of differences, without conflict. Talking about differences helps you to accept these differences and move forward to a closer, more intimate relationship.
During psychotherapy, you learn about your condition and your moods, feelings, thoughts and behaviors. Psychotherapy helps you learn how to take control of your life and respond to challenging situations with healthy coping skills.

Psychotherapy can help with a number of life's stresses and conflicts that can affect anyone.
For example, it may help you:

  • Resolve conflicts with your partner or someone else in your life
  • Relieve anxiety or stress due to work or other situations
  • Cope with major life changes, such as divorce, the death of a loved one or the loss of a job
  • Learn to manage unhealthy reactions such as road rage or passive-aggressive behavior
  • Come to terms with a chronic or serious physical health problem such as diabetes, cancer or chronic pain
  • Recover from physical or sexual abuse or witnessing violence
  • Cope with sexual problems, whether they're due to a physical or psychological cause
  • Sleep better, if you have trouble getting to sleep or staying asleep (insomnia)


In some cases, psychotherapy can be as effective as medications such as antidepressants. However, depending on your specific situation, psychotherapy alone may not be enough to ease the symptoms of a mental health condition. You may also need medications or other treatments.

A journey of a
thousand miles
begins
with the first step.


Confucius

Psychodynamic Psychotherapy focuses on increasing your awareness of unconscious thoughts and behaviors, developing new insights into your motivations, and resolving conflicts to live a happier life.
Psychodynamic psychotherapy gives you a regular time to think - and talk - about the feelings you have about yourself and other people (especially your family and those you are close to).
You discuss: what's happening in your life at the moment - how you do things and the part you play in things going right or wrong for you; what has happened in the past and how the past can affect how you are feeling, thinking and behaving right now.
This therapy will help you to make these connections between the past and the present. Client will often comment on what happens in the sessions as you talk together. This can help to show how some of the things that you feel, do and say are not driven by your conscious thoughts and feelings, but by unconscious feelings from your past. And if it is happening in the therapy sessions, it will also be happening in your day-to-day life. When you understand these connections better, you can make decisions based on what you want or need now, not what your past experiences drive you to do.

Harmonie der Geschöpfe

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) helps you identify unhealthy, negative beliefs and behaviors and replace them with healthy, positive ones.

CBT has been shown to help with many different types of problems: anxiety, depression, panic, phobias (including agoraphobia and social phobia), stress, bulimia, obsessive compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder and bipolar disorder.

CBT may also help if you have difficulties with anger, a low self esteem or physical health problems, like pain or fatigue.

This is the most common type of therapy and is generally set up in a structured, goal-oriented format with a set number of sessions.


"If you care enough for a result, you will most certainly attain it."
Wiliam James, Philosopher and Psycologist


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